What is Acrochordon?

An acrochordon also known as a (cutaneous) skin tag, or fibroepithelial polyp, is a small benign tumor that forms primarily in areas where the skin forms creases, such as the neck, armpit, and groin. They may also occur on the face, usually on the eyelids. Acrochorda are harmless and typically painless, and do not grow or change over time .

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Hi my name is katya, I just recently had a kid 5 months ago, while I was pregnant I got skin tags and boils on my butt, the doctors told me they...

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It doesnt look like skin tags if there is puss secretion. It could be inflammatio or...

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I would like to get a rid of a big mole near to my neck. Since I keep playing with it when I keep on thinking aanything and that make it a would...

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I suggest a possibility of acrochordon. Treatment is removal with cautery.

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